Here is a look at the rear of the car after drilling out all of the spot welds and removing the apron:
Next I fitted the new apron to the body and tack welded the outer wings. It fit really well and took minimal adjustments from the hammer.
Still a little rough looking, but at least it is original german metal. No aftermarket crap here! You can see that when the panel was cut from the doner car, the top ears were hacked off. I was able to piece these in using metal from my old apron. Also notice that someone drilled two holes in the center of the apron. It appears that this was done to make use of a pre-67 decklid. I welded these shut and did the remaining body work before primering.This is a look at the semi-finished product. Sure looks alot better than the previous apron. This will look awesome when finished!!!
Well, that's it for this post. More to come, very soon!!!